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We can't promise you won't get stuck in traffic this bank holiday — but these scenic stop-offs will make the journey a bit more bearable.
We cant promise you wont get stuck in traffic this bank holiday

Scenic stops for a bank holiday road trip ????

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Christine Willson
Nicky Stokes
Nel Van Daalen
English Heritage
English Heritage
04/27/2017 at 11:03. Facebook
Join us for the blue plaque unveiling of Sir John Gielgud, featuring Michael Pennington and Dame Judi Dench!
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04/27/2017 at 09:03. Facebook
Want to spend the bank holiday weekend taking in peaceful countryside views from atop a magnificent 13th century keep? Restormel Castle is the place for you! [ Eht.social Link ]
Want to spend the bank holiday weekend taking in peaceful countryside views
Eliza Beth
Sarah Pozmanter
Rachel Haynes
English Heritage
English Heritage
04/26/2017 at 06:04. Facebook
Pottery is the first material in history that humans changed from a natural form into an artificial material. Learn more about Neolithic innovation and watch the full video ➡ [ Eht.social Link ].
Charlotte White
Rita Jones
Carolien Versteeg
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04/25/2017 at 11:33. Facebook
The Victorian era saw incredible advances in all areas of life. England was transformed as towns suddenly started to grow, factories were built and railways began criss-crossing the country.
The Victorian era saw incredible advances in all areas of life England

The ingenious Victorians

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Robert Anthony Durrant
Mark Griffin
Ann Clampett
English Heritage
English Heritage
04/24/2017 at 07:12. Facebook
In need of some motivation this Monday morning? We're feeling pretty inspired thanks to this beautiful sunrise at Birdoswald Roman Fort (Hadrian's Wall)!
In need of some motivation this Monday morning Were feeling pretty inspired
Beth Welbanks
Käte S Döuglas
Ann Elizabeth Zibrat
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English Heritage
04/23/2017 at 18:11. Facebook
As you might expect, conserving world-famous archaeological collections isn't an easy job! We've gone behind the scenes at Corbridge Roman Town (Hadrian's Wall) to find out what it's really like to spend your days looking after important objects from the past...
As you might expect conserving worldfamous archaeological collections isnt an easy job

How do you look after Roman treasures?

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Karen Talley
Beth Welbanks
Fiona Garness
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English Heritage
04/23/2017 at 09:15. Facebook
Think of St George and you're probably picturing a heroic knight slaying a ferocious dragon, but the exact details of our patron saint's life remain somewhat of a mystery. We've separated the fact from fiction to try and get closer to the truth behind the legend. Hint: it might not be what you think!
Think of St George and youre probably picturing a heroic knight slaying

Nine things you probably didn't know about St George

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Emma Evans
Jane Quambro
Donna Prescott
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English Heritage
04/22/2017 at 07:00. Facebook
Who's off on an adventure this weekend?
Whos off on an adventure this weekend
Helen Green
Vince Reed
Leah Stageman
An extravagant Stuart mansion, Bolsover Castle was built with entertaining in mind! From the lavish rooms of the Little Castle to the riding school where William Cavendish would train his horses, there's plenty to explore in this 17th century aristocratic retreat. [ Eht.social Link ]
An extravagant Stuart mansion Bolsover Castle was built with entertaining in mind
Carol Brown
Jayne Spademan
Paula Green
Discover the legend of St George as his story comes to life this weekend at our events across the country. From medieval jousts and archery displays to knight school and circus skills, the whole family is sure to be kept entertained!
Discover the legend of St George as his story comes to life

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Mike Wymer
Lesley Maxwell
Lesley Maxwell
Can a historic landscape be good for you?

In medieval times, pilgrimage was considered to be an exercise in healing the mind, body and soul. A recent project looking at the links between historic landscapes and mental wellbeing explored this idea, using Stonehenge as a setting for cultural therapy.
Can a historic landscape be good for you

Human Henge

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Gary Maddock-Greene
Will Wordley
Amy Dewhirst
Dragon slayers wanted! Get ready to cheer on St George in battle, enroll yourself in knight school or watch a grand medieval joust at our action-packed events this weekend.
Dragon slayers wanted Get ready to cheer on St George in battle

St George's Day ????

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Sherry Robbins
Gbate Gdate
Sam Victors
Our Neolithic ancestors were ingenious. See how they created flint axes and learn more about their innovations: [ Eht.social Link ].

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Carol Ann Webster-Goate
Paul Jepson
María Sommer
Stories from the Middle Ages have inspired generations, but historic England was more than just kings and queens. Here are seven top ingenious inventions – how many surprise you?
Stories from the Middle Ages have inspired generations but historic England was

7 ingenious inventions of the Middle Ages

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Bring Dover Castle to life and let our experts lead your pupils on a hands-on Discovery Visit!
Bring Dover Castle to life and let our experts lead your pupils

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Clair Tucker
A decision about how the date of Easter should be calculated, made in the seventh century at Whitby Abbey, had a profound impact on the history of Christianity in England.
A decision about how the date of Easter should be calculated made

The Synod of Whitby and the Keys of Heaven

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Nickla Scott
Anne Kell
Clare Race
Easter is the most important date in the Christian calendar, but how did eggs come to represent this religious festival? Discover some of the theories, explore forgotten traditions, and find out how to make your own traditional Easter Egg!
Easter is the most important date in the Christian calendar but how

Why do we have Easter eggs?

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Hayley Brandon
Brian Gosling
Mina Alina
One of the wonders of the world, Stonehenge is a truly magical place! [ Eht.social Link ]
One of the wonders of the world Stonehenge is a truly magical place
Michelle Bristol
Roger Kidd
Glyn Barrett
We hope that you are enjoying Good Friday! Easter gives us an insight into the customs of ordinary Saxons, before the Norman Conquest changed the culture of England.
We hope that you are enjoying Good Friday Easter gives us an

Saxon Easter customs and where they survived

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Dean Cutler
Chris Wilkinson
Bronwyn Hall